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Derailment affects commuter train service into Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A total of 16 cars were involved in a freight train derailment in the nation's capital over the weekend, CSX said Monday, not the 15 previously reported.... 5/2/2016 9:27 PM

The Latest: Amtrak also affected by CSX derailment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the CSX train derailment in Washington, D.C. (all times local):... 5/2/2016 9:17 PM

AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher.... 5/2/2016 4:22 AM

Closings begin in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer trial
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Overwhelming DNA and firearms evidence speaks for the 10 women who were silenced by the "Grim Sleeper," a serial killer who menaced the south side of Los Angeles for many years, a prosecutor told jurors on Monday.... 5/2/2016 9:04 PM

Man who served 10 years for '64 NYC killing cleared of crime
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Virginia man who spent a decade in prison after pleading guilty to a New York City slaying over 50 years ago was cleared of the crime Monday.... 5/2/2016 8:37 PM

Sick-out by teachers shuts nearly all Detroit public schools
DETROIT (AP) -- Nearly all of Detroit's public schools were closed Monday and more than 45,000 students missed classes after about half the district's teachers called out sick to protest the possibility that some of them won't get paid over the summer if the struggling district runs out of cash.... 5/2/2016 7:03 PM

Advocates: High court signals it won't stop $15 minimum wage
SEATTLE (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in for the first time Monday on a $15-an-hour minimum wage, signaling it does not plan to stop the movement that is spreading across the nation, worker advocates say.... 5/2/2016 9:25 PM

Detroit teachers to consider next move after mass sick-out
DETROIT (AP) -- Teachers in Detroit are considering their next move after they effectively shut down the financially strapped school district on Monday, giving nearly 45,000 schoolchildren an unscheduled day off. The educators stopped short of calling it a strike, instead saying they called a massive sick-out in response to an announcement that the district wouldn't be able to pay teachers who deferred part of their salaries to get checks during the summer months.... 5/2/2016 7:53 PM

Prince siblings in probate court in 1st hearing on estate
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) -- Five of Prince's six surviving siblings appeared in court Monday for the first hearing to start sorting out an estate certain to be worth millions, a task complicated because the star musician isn't known to have left a will.... 5/2/2016 5:11 PM

Bitcoin's creator unmasks himself _ well, maybe
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The mystery creator of the digital currency bitcoin has finally stepped forward. Or has he?... 5/2/2016 9:00 PM

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